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Nakahouse, Los Angeles

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Nakahouse, Los Angeles

Nakahouse, Los Angeles

Nakahouse, Los Angeles

Nakahouse, Los Angeles

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Nakahouse is an abstract remodel of a 1960’s hillside house located on a West facing ridge in the Hollywood Hills, just below the Hollywood sign. To the South and West are canyon views; to the East is a protected natural ravine, with a view of Griffith Park Observatory in the distance.
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Casa Tiny, Mexico

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Casa Tiny, Mexico

Casa Tiny, Mexico

Casa Tiny, Mexico

Casa Tiny, Mexico

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Laid-back loving: a bijou Mexican escape for two

Located just a short walk from the sea, Casa Tiny can be found nestled in an area of dense vegetation near the surf town of Puerto Escondido, on Mexico’s idyllic Oaxacan coast. One of the first built offerings from young architect Aranza de Ariño, the little beach house is a compact, romantic retreat for two.
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Venice House, California

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Venice House, California

Venice House, California

Venice House, California

Venice House, California

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Sebastian Mariscal Establishes a Harmonious Balance for Venice House in California

Sebastian Mariscal’s ‘Venice House’ project achieves a harmonious balance between interior and exterior by blurring the distinction between indoor and outdoor living. The Californian home explores the idea of compound structures by integrating each section into the natural landscape.
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Solis House, Hamilton Island

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Solis House, Hamilton Island

Solis House, Hamilton Island

Solis House, Hamilton Island

Solis House, Hamilton Island

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Known as Solis, the Hamilton Island house was designed by Renato D’Ettorre Architects. Solis was created from concrete, stone, block work and glass resulting in a succession of dramatic volumes incorporating aerial living spaces and private roofed outdoor zones.
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El Quinche House, Ecuador

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El Quinche House, Ecuador

El Quinche House, Ecuador

El Quinche House, Ecuador

El Quinche House, Ecuador

El Quinche House, Ecuador

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El Quinche House: Felipe Escudero Sculpts Concrete Haven in Ecuador

Architect Felipe Escudero re-envisions the use of concrete in architecture, with his El Quinche House in Ecuador. Surrounded by wilderness and overlooking a charming scenery of the valley, the project consists of a weekend-house that can be equally used as an event venue.
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Juergen Teller Studio, London

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Juergen Teller Studio, London

Juergen Teller Studio, London

Juergen Teller Studio, London

Juergen Teller Studio, London

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6a Architects completes concrete photography studio for Juergen Teller

Fashion photographer Juergen Teller has posed naked on a donkey to celebrate the completion of his new west London studio by 6a Architects. German-born Teller, who is known for his fine art as well as fashion photography, commissioned London practice 6a Architects to design his new studio on a long and narrow plot.
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Casa de Madera, Buenos Aires

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Casa de Madera, Buenos Aires

Casa de Madera, Buenos Aires

Casa de Madera, Buenos Aires

Casa de Madera, Buenos Aires

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Estudio Borrachia creates a modular home that breathes nature

Estudio Borrachia has constructed a wooden weekend home for a young family in the countryside just outside of Buenos Aires. Built on a grassy plot among trees and foliage, Casa de Madera breathes nature – indoor space is extended into outdoor terraces and wild plants will grow from its roof.
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Oyamadai House, Tokyo

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Oyamadai House, Tokyo

Oyamadai House, Tokyo

Oyamadai House, Tokyo

Oyamadai House, Tokyo

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Frontoffice’s Tokyo Home Provides Privacy with a Roof Terrace That Peeks above the Trees

In Tokyo, Japan, architectural design firm Frontoffice has realized a house that affords its tenants privacy and space by opening up, rather than closing off. Determined to create a home that could provide solitude and seclusion without rejecting the city around them, the design makes clever use of the surrounding building’s windowless façades, allowing an open plan building to reveal its interior without compromising the family’s privacy. The team liken the finished project to ‘a clearing in the midst of a forest’.
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